People are invited to fast and pray to ask God to free us from this pandemic, to support those who are fighting it, and to comfort those who have been afflicted, says Bishop Donal McKeown.
Parishioners were dismayed and disgusted this week when they learned that someone had spray-painted swastika symbols on the cross and nearby oratory.
“We wanted to modernise the interior but also ensure preservation of all the beautiful historic features. People won’t see a drastic change but we hope that they will be very happy with the new look” - Fr Richard Gibbons.
The parish priest, who was devastated at the theft in 2013 of the oil paintings by the renowned artist Evie Hone, expressed his joy on hearing that they had been recovered.
Voluntary bucket collection will be held at every railway station in aid of their Railway Benefit Fund which supports needy railway families in hard times.
Celebrating the restoration of the Dublin church, Archbishop says the parish can begin to set priorities for its pastoral mission in the years to come.